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Airport Chauffeurs London Pulls Up at London City Airport

20/10/2014

London City Airport has welcomed Airport Chauffeurs London to its terminal. The company is the exclusive on-site provider of executive car services at ...read more

 

CityJet Introduce Under a Minute Self Bag Tagging at London City Airport

25/09/2014

Dublin (25 September, 2014): CityJet today introduced the Sonic phase 5 Self Bag Tag system at London City Airport, reducing check-in time from a couple of minutes to just 50 seconds. London ...read more

 

London City Airport Launches Community Internship

23/09/2014

A new Community Internship programme run by London City Airport has placed its first intern. The Docklands Equestrian Centre has become the first organisation to receive an intern from the programme, ...read more

 

Statement from Declan Collier, CEO, London City Airport, on London airports research findings released 11 September

11/09/2014

London City named most welcoming airport in London Quickest to get through immigration/customs Best transport connections to onward destination "We are delighted ...read more

 

London City Airport Consults on Flight Path Modernisation

27/08/2014

London City Airport (LCY) is to consult on proposals to modernise its flight paths, to allow the introduction of Area Navigation (RNAV), superseding the ground based navigational ...read more

 

Record Summer at London City Airport

21/08/2014

British Airways is celebrating its busiest summer ever at London City with a record number of customers jetting off to 26 destinations from the Docklands airport. Since the beginning of July ...read more

 

Flight of Fancy

19/08/2014

• Brits would most like to fly with the Royal Family• Sportsman v statesman - David Beckham tied with Winston Churchill• UK & Italy most prudish when it comes to ...read more

 

Airport Launches First Ramp Academy

18/08/2014

London City Airport has launched an aviation industry training and recruitment programme developed in conjunction with Newham Council's employment service Workplace. A group of 12 recruits ...read more

 

Flybe Announces New Route to Amsterdam

12/08/2014

Flybe, Europe's largest regional airline, has confirmed its commitment to further growth with the announcement today (12 August 2014) of a brand new year-round route from London City ...read more

 

London City Airport Smashes Passenger Record

07/08/2014

London City Airport [LCY] is celebrating the busiest month in its 27 year history. In July 2014, 341,866 passengers travelled through the airport - a 4 per cent increase from the ...read more

 

What’s your Holiday Memento?

31/07/2014

In the last six months, 72 snow globes were confiscated from the hand luggage of passengers departing from London City, making it the most confiscated item behind jams and preserves. The findings ...read more

 

London City Airport Successfully Reduces Carbon Emissions

28/07/2014

London City Airport has been recognised for its increasing commitment to reducing its carbon footprint by Airport Carbon Accreditation, an initiative of ACI (Airports Council International) Europe. CY ...read more

 

Flybe to Provide Continuity on Vital Link to Aberdeen

23/07/2014

Prime Minister David Cameron welcomes news that Europe's largest regional airline is stepping in to retain twice-daily flights to Aberdeen Flybe, ...read more

 

Private Sector Influences Education Agenda in London Borough

18/07/2014

Major Newham employer develops learning resource for primary schools. Primary school pupils in the London borough of Newham are to benefit from a pioneering project, ...read more

 

London City Airport Holds onto Top Spot as Most Punctual Airport in the UK

11/07/2014

London City Airport (LCY) has most flights on-time in Q1, 2014 LCY has been most punctual airport consistently since April 2012 LCY also records shortest average delay at ...read more

 

British Airways is celebrating the start of the great summer getaway

23/06/2014

British Airways is celebrating the start of the great summer getaway by making sure no-one mixes business with leisure at London City Airport. As the airline gears up for its busiest summer ...read more

 

'Silent’ Start to Summer for Holidaymakers

23/06/2014

British Airways is celebrating the start of the great summer getaway by making sure no-one mixes business with leisure at London City Airport. As the airline gears up for its busiest summer ...read more

 

Fire evacuation statement - 17 June 2014

18/06/2014

A spokesperson for London City Airport said: “A late-running passenger trying to stop a flight to Frankfurt triggered the fire alarm. The alarm was triggered around 2.45pm and a full evacuation ...read more

 

Five Projects in Five Days

02/06/2014

London City Airport supports National Volunteers' Week Five projects, five days, 40 volunteers... London City Airport's first ever Volunteers' Week got ...read more

 

Europe's First Luggage Transfer Service Launches at London City Airport

22/05/2014

A brand new service for air travellers launches today [22 May] at London City Airport (LCY). The first business of its kind in Europe, AirPortr provides a secure luggage transfer service, designed to ...read more

 

London City Airport Voted One of World's Top 10 Stunning Landings in 2014

13/05/2014

London City listed as a top global airport approach alongside Nice Côte D'Azur, Rio and Gibraltar, in travel poll conducted by PrivateFly. London City Airport is one of the world's ...read more

 

Flybe announces major expansion with five year deal at London City Airport

23/04/2014

• Routes to/from London City to provide UK regions and Ireland with direct access to the Capital• New routes from/to Edinburgh, Belfast, Dublin, Inverness and Exeter to commence ...read more

 

London City Airport Maintains Position as Most Punctual Commercial Airport in the UK

16/04/2014

London City Airport (LCY) had the most flights on time of all the UK's airports during the last quarter of 2013 - the seventh consecutive period that the only airport actually in London ...read more

 

Links of London store opens at London City Airport

01/04/2014

The iconic British jewellery retailer Links of London has opened its first compact store at London City Airport [LCY]. The store offers a wide selection of women's jewellery ...read more

 

Incident Update

27/03/2014

Business is returning to normal at London City Airport following an earlier technical incident onboard Swiss flight LX437, which was due to depart to Geneva at 14.55 on Thursday 27 March 2014. ...read more

 

Earlier disruption

27/03/2014

London City Airport can confirm that a technical issue occurred onboard Swiss flight LX437 due to depart to Geneva at around 15.00 on Thursday 27 March 2014. 74 passengers and four crew were ...read more

 

Extra Flights Take Off From London City

27/03/2014

British Airways starts the summer season from London City this weekend with new routes to Florence in Italy and Rotterdam in Holland taking off from the Docklands airport. There ...read more

 

London City Named Airport of the Year at Industry Awards Ceremony

11/03/2014

London City Airport has been named Airport of the Year in its category at the 2014 Air Transport News Awards. The only airport actually in London picked up the accolade for the best airport ...read more

 

London City Airport Train Connections Top Survey

25/02/2014

London City Airport is the easiest London airport to reach by train, according to a survey by Which?. The Docklands Light Railway (DLR) scored 81 per cent in a customer survey, based on overall ...read more

 

Airport Employs Staff from 28 Different Countries

17/02/2014

London City Airport (LCY) is an international business in more ways than one, reporting that its workforce is made up of 28 different nationalities. More than 2,000 people work at LCY, with ...read more

 

Thamesmead Community Veg Stall Trading Secured For Six Months

04/02/2014

The future of a community fruit and vegetable market stall in The Moorings, Thamesmead has been secured for the next six months, thanks to a donation from London City Airport. The ...read more

 

Airport Staff Volunteer To Help Community Projects

23/01/2014

Kind-hearted employees at London City Airport did more than their fair share for good causes last year, giving the equivalent of 12 weeks of their time. Workers from baggage ...read more

 

London city airport maintains position as most punctual airport in UK

14/01/2014

London City Airport (LCY) is still the most punctual airport in the UK, according to official statistics. Data released by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) shows that LCY ...read more

 

Bloomberg Announces Immersive Brand Experience at London City Airport

09/01/2014

First Bloomberg Hub will deliver enhanced connectivity to business travellers in a dynamic, living environment London, 9th ...read more

 

London City Airport Gives £5,000 Towards Building School Music Block

07/01/2014

A new music block facility at Gallions Primary School is a step closer to completion thanks to a £5,000 donation from ...read more

 

2013 - A Record Year for London City Airport

07/01/2014

London City Airport [LCY] has reported record passenger numbers for 2013, making it the most successful year since the airport opened in 1987. LCY, the only airport actually ...read more

 

Average Briton Has Visited Seven Countries

02/01/2014

A survey of 2,000 people for London City Airport has found that the average person in the UK has visited seven countries in their life. The research, published today, found that almost one third ...read more

 

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